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New Canaan Ranks Among Top 10 Safest Towns In Connecticut

Easton was one of many towns named to Niche's safest places in Connecticut.
Easton was one of many towns named to Niche's safest places in Connecticut. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Several Fairfield County towns were ranked among the safest in Connecticut, including Easton, which took home the top spot, according to community analysis website Niche.

Niche pulled crime data from the FBI in several categories including:

  • Assault rate
  • Robbery rate
  • Murder rate
  • Burglary rate
  • Vehicle theft
  • Larceny rate
  • Crime and safety survey responses

Niche also factored in other metrics including quality of schooling and cost of living.

Easton received an overall grade of A, including an A+ grade for its schools and an A+ family friendliness.

Several other Fairfield County towns made the list as well:

  • Bethel, No. 3
  • Weston, No. 4
  • Ridgefield, No. 5
  • Wilton, No. 7
  • New Canaan, No. 8
  • Redding, No. 10
  • Newtown, No. 12
  • Monroe, No. 13
  • Darien, No. 17
  • Greenwich, No. 20
  • Westport, No. 22
  • Brookfield, No. 23

Click here to view the complete rankings .

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